Courses

By the end of this class, you will know how to define your retirement lifestyle, understand your income needs and create your own personal retirement checklist. Learn investment planning techniques and risk avoidance strategies. Don't get caught unprepared for retirement.


October 20-22, 2020, ONLINE WEBEX
This course is designed to help you begin or take the next step toward changing any behavior (e.g., losing weight, eating better, improving a relationship, reducing stress, creating life balance, etc.). Learn the five evidence-based principles that have proven essential to the foundation of successful behavioral change.


Wednesday, September 30, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Saturday, November 14, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Learn about various whole grains and how to cook them so they taste great. Join Chef Holly as she discusses and demonstrates how to make a variety of whole grain dishes such as Farro with Mushrooms and Kale, Cheesy Quinoa "Meatballs" and Marinara, and Barley/Apricot and Radicchio Salad. New recipes are used each class, so returning students are welcome. Recipes, shopping lists and kitchen equipment needed will be provided in advance for those who would like to cook along with the demonstration. Each class introduces new recipes, so returning students may experience variety.


Saturday, November 7, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
The smells of the holidays linger in our memories year-round. Culinary herbs are more than elegant garnishes; they are versatile, aromatic and flavorful ingredients. In this lecture and demonstration class, students will learn how to incorporate culinary herbs into holiday recipes. Discover how herbs can elevate even the simplest holiday dishes including appetizers, sauces, biscuits, and meat and poultry.


Thursday, October 15, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Saturday, November 14, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Tidy Your Space. Spark Joy. Transform Your Life. The KonMari Method™ is the art of simplifying and organizing your home by choosing to keep the physical items that bring you joy and letting go of the rest with gratitude. Join Melissa Jean, a Certified Platinum KonMari Consultant, as she leads you through the philosophy, practice and practical application of tidying up your life and space using this method. This session will focus on books and students will spend time during class tidying up their own bookcases. Registration includes a 15-minute one-on-one session with Melissa after the class is over.


Thursday, October 15, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Tidy Your Space. Spark Joy. Transform Your Life. The KonMari Method™ is the art of simplifying and organizing your home by choosing to keep the physical items that bring you joy and letting go of the rest with gratitude. Join Melissa Jean, a Certified Platinum KonMari Consultant, as she leads you through the philosophy, practice and practical application of tidying up your life and space using this method. This session will focus on clothing and students will spend time during class tidying up their own wardrobe. Registration includes a 15-minute one-on-one video session with Melissa after the class is over.


Thursday, October 8, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Tidy Your Space. Spark Joy. Transform Your Life. The KonMari Method™ is the art of simplifying and organizing your home by choosing to keep the physical items that bring you joy and letting go of the rest with gratitude. Join Melissa Jean, a Certified Platinum KonMari Consultant, as she leads you through the philosophy, practice and practical application of tidying up your life and space using this method. This session will focus on Komono, which means miscellaneous items such as kitchenware, craft supplies, sports equipment, holiday décor, etc. Students will spend time during class tidying up their own miscellaneous category of choice. Registration includes a 15-minute one-on-one session with Melissa after the class is over.


Thursday, October 29, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Tidy Your Space. Spark Joy. Transform Your Life. The KonMari Method™ is the art of simplifying and organizing your home by choosing to keep the physical items that bring you joy and letting go of the rest with gratitude. Join Melissa Jean, a Certified Platinum KonMari Consultant, as she leads you through the philosophy, practice and practical application of tidying up your life and space using this method. This session will focus on papers and students will spend time during class tidying up their own paper trail and filing cabinets. Registration includes a 15-minute one-on-one session with Melissa after the class is over.


Thursday, October 22, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Tidy Your Space. Spark Joy. Transform Your Life. The KonMari Method™ is the art of simplifying and organizing your home by choosing to keep the physical items that bring you joy and letting go of the rest with gratitude. Join Melissa Jean, a Certified Platinum KonMari Consultant, as she leads you through the philosophy, practice and practical application of tidying up your life and space using this method. This session will focus on sentimental items and mementos such as awards, certificates, photos, childhood memorabilia, etc. Students will spend time during class tidying up their own life souvenirs. Registration includes a 15-minute one-on-one session with Melissa after the class is over.


Thursday, November 5, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Emotional Intelligence is based on such competencies as respecting yourself, persistently working to achieve your full potential, valuing and motivating others, and engaging creatively when conflict happens. Learn to identify and develop these competencies in yourself and others. Leaders and teams with high emotional intelligence are more successful and resilient than those who are only technically qualified.


October 6-8, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Many people are exploring the benefits of alternative therapies for their pets. Join Gail Jett, Nurse Practitioner and Certified Eden Energy Medicine Advanced Practitioner, as she explains the foundation of energy medicine and demonstrates simple techniques to use with your pets.


Saturday, November 7, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Join trained wine sommelier Laura Craska-Cooper for an evening of wine appreciation. This course is designed for those who like wine and want to know more about it, and for those who would like to enjoy wine and just don't know where to begin. Learn about the basic components of wine and the fundamentals of wine tasting. Along the way, Laura will discuss various wine regions and the basic rules of pairing wines with food. By the end of the class, students will be able to navigate a wine shop or restaurant wine list with confidence. The instructor will provide a list of three wines to purchase prior to the class so students can taste along with her if they choose (optional). Participating students must be 21 years of age or older.


Thursday, October 15, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Learn what you need to know before it's too late to make the most of your Social Security!


Thursday, October 15, 2020, ONLINE WEBEX
Winter holidays call for a buffet of dishes that highlight seasonal flavors and mouth-watering ingredients. Join Chef Holly as she demonstrates how to make flavorful, plant-based dishes such as Delicata Squash with Cranberries and Wild Rice, Lemon-Garlic Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Christmas Bruschetta, and Chocolate-Peppermint Cookies. Students will leave class with an understanding of the benefits of plant-based eating and the methods for creating wintertime holiday recipes. Recipes, shopping lists and kitchen equipment needed will be provided in advance or those who would like to cook along with the demonstration. New recipes are used each class, so returning students are welcome.


Wednesday, December 2, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Intentionally building community and connection positively impacts your ability to manage small and large challenges. If you've felt disconnected to others or questioned your value on your team, learn some concrete steps you can take to create a strong community.


Tuesday, November 10, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
When change is all around, your unique and powerful strengths can help you boost productivity. Regardless of how you feel about ambiguity, this session will help you create more comfort and clarity in the midst of uncertainty.


Tuesday, October 20, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Discover how the unique and powerful strengths you already have are the key to your happiness right now and to your overall success. Set the foundation for future Stronger@Work sessions by learning how to recognize your core strengths.


Tuesday, October 13, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Your ability to fully focus and create opportunities for flow in the workday is the foundation for identifying high-impact work and increasing productivity. Discover where you are losing energy and momentum in your daily routine and how to generate energy and forward movement.


Tuesday, October 27, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Build your resilience by developing a set of daily skills and practices anchored by the ability to carefully listen and respond rather than react. Being responsive and resilient is a competency that can be built through leveraging your personal strengths in your daily activities.


Tuesday, November 3, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Medicare is a critical source of health insurance for 44 million Americans. You need in-depth information on the often confusing process of the Medicare system to make informed choices with your own, or a loved one's, health insurance.


Tuesday, September 22, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Tuesday, October 20, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Thursday, November 12, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Thursday, November 19, 2020, ONLINE ZOOM
Learn about the history, legal requirements and distillation requirements of various styles of whiskey made in the United States. This class is interactive and students will spend part of the afternoon learning the art of whiskey tasting. You will nose, taste and evaluate a diverse selection of whiskies, such as Bourbon, Rye, Wheat, American Light and non-traditional styles. Students must be 21 years of age or older and bring ID.


This course contains no sessions at this time.